Things to discover

Exploring Vancouver’s West End Neighbourhood

If you’re looking for a sure-fire way to spark an argument amongst normally peace-loving Vancouverites, ask them to name the city’s coolest neighbourhood. While hipsters … Continue Reading

Fall Family Fun in Saskatoon

Full disclosure: I’ve been singing Saskatoon’s praises for a while now and not just because it’s a hop, skip and a jump from my home … Continue Reading

Spend the Night in Val-Jalbert, Canada’s Best-Preserved Ghost Village

I’m spending the night with the ghosts of Val-Jalbert, in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, and I’m running late. I promised friends I’d … Continue Reading

Exploring Toronto’s Roncesvalles Neighbourhood

This cozy west-end neighbourhood has one of those Toronto place names (like Etobicoke and Strachan) that can get your tongue tied at … Continue Reading

Western Canada’s Hidden-Treasure Music Venues

For travellers on their way out west looking for the best local arts and music talent, attending a concert at one of these small venues … Continue Reading

Day Tripping to Wakefield, Quebec: Iconic Canadian “Must-Sees” Minutes from Ottawa

Since moving to Ottawa last year, my husband and I have explored Old Hull, Chelsea and other … Continue Reading